Accessory pancreatic duct patterns and their clinical implications.

  title={Accessory pancreatic duct patterns and their clinical implications.},
  author={Lokadolalu Chandracharya Prasanna and Kadavigere Rajagopal and Huban R Thomas and Kumar M. R. Bhat},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  volume={9 3},
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Accessory pancreatic duct (APD) designed to reduce the pressure of major pancreatic duct by forming a secondary drainage channel. Few studies have mentioned the variant types of accessory ducts and their mode of formation, some of these have a clear clinical significance. Present study is aimed to evaluate the possible variations in the APD and its terminations. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty formalin fixed adult human pancreas with duodenum in situ specimens were studied… CONTINUE READING


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